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Quincy (Ill.) -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Giles autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316389]
Identifier: MSS SC 1812
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed autobiography of Thomas Giles taken from his journals and other sources. The item includes detailed accounts of the voyage to America, the campaign against Johnston's Army (1857-1858), and the weather and farming in Utah.
Dates: 1854-1903

John Carrick Greene letter to Phinehas Richards

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 311
Scope and Contents Handwritten-and-signed letter. Greene made general reference to recent difficulties and encouraged Richards to "continue in the ministry of the word." A clerical note penciled on the verso of the letter gives the date, 1 April 1839. Another clerical note refers to a typewritten transcript of the letter having been made on 24 September 1894.
Dates: 1839 April 1

Passenger waybills, Nauvoo to Jacksonville, and Nauvoo to Quincy, Ill.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS SC 2865
Scope and Contents Passenger waybills for the transport of Monrow Davis from Quincy, Illinois, to Nauvoo, Illinois. The item was originally purchased at Quincy, Illinois. Also included are William Houck, listed as "Houcks Boy," and E. R. Rumsey from Warsaw to Nauvoo, Illinois, paid to R. S. Robertson.

Dates: 1842